Coming of Age in the Milky Way Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What is the astronomical model in which the Earth and planets revolve around a stationary Sun at the center of the universe? (from Chapter 5: The World in Retrograde)


Lambert wrote in his "Cosmological Letters" that the sun was a star on the a disc-shaped system of stars known as what? (from Chapter 8: Deep Space)


What is a division of the astronomical science that is concerned with getting data, in contrast with theoretical astrophysics, which is mainly concerned with finding out the measurable implications of physical models? (from Chapter 5: The World in Retrograde)


In Chapter 16, the author describes theoretical physicists, saying,"Theoretical physicists, like artists are guided in their work by aesthetic as well as" what concerns? (from Chapters 15 and 16)


When was Isaac Newton born? (from Chapter 6: Newton's Reach)

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